Nondestructive Test (NDT) Engineer

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Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is seeking a nondestructive test (NDT) engineer.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Develop and implement unique nondestructive inspection techniques, methods, and procedures for understanding material conditions.
  • Perform and/or coordinate field inspections of installed components using advanced or automated inspection techniques.
  • Provide technical direction and leadership for inspection development, procurement, and deployment initiatives.
  • Communicate and interact extensively with suppliers, component designers, and management personnel.
  • Represent BPMI at technical meetings with suppliers, other prime contractors, shipyards, and Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program representatives.




  • A minimum of five years of experience in the development and application of nondestructive test techniques, with emphasis on ultrasonic test techniques.
  • Experience using automated data acquisition and analysis systems and directive nondestructive inspection development or application projects is desirable.
  • ASNT (or equivalent) NDT Level lll certification in PT, MT, RT, and/or UT is desirable.


Job Requirements:


  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering or related science from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is preferred.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen due to government security clearance requirements.  In order to work at BPMI, applicants must complete a Federal background investigation and be granted a security clearance.


BPMI is a prime contractor for the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP). We are a project engineering organization responsible for providing design, manufacturing, and procurement management for the fabrication, testing, delivery, installation, and field support of high quality nuclear power plant components for installation in submarines and aircraft carriers.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive Health Care, Dental, and Vision
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Plans
    • 401(k) Plan with company match
    • Capital Accumulation Plan (CAP) with company contribution
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 9/80 work schedule option
  • Competitive Vacation and Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education and Training


Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status


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